Archive for the 'Guest Blog' category


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Natural Light Photography – A guest blog with TJ Drysdale

by Dave Mobbs – October 29th, 2015

We’re always looking for talented people with stories to tell for our guest blogs, so it’s a pleasure to work with natural light photographer TJ Drysdale as he explains a bit more about what he does, and how he does it.… Read more

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5 Ways to Create Better Portraits – Jon Rune Trengereid

by Dave Mobbs – October 16th, 2015

In this blog, X-Rite Coloratti, Commercial and Fashion photographer and international instructor, Jon Rune Trengereid looks at his tips for creating stunning portraits. Portraiture is about capturing the essence of your subject within those 1/125 of a second. It doesn’t… Read more

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Guest Blog – Wildlife Photography with Coloratti Gabor Bakos

by Dave Mobbs – October 9th, 2015

X-Rite Coloratti Gabor Bakos is a renowned and multi-award winning wildlife photographer based in Hungary. Here, he gives his advice on photography and capturing animals in the wild. Understand the species you want to photograph How an animal behaves is… Read more

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Simplifying Your Workflow With Colour Management Pro – Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – September 29th, 2015

Most people remain confused about colour management for all the wrong reasons, however the basic concept is not that complex. In essence, it’s a simple process that allows us to transfer images or video from one place to another without… Read more

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Time Tested Techniques in Lightroom to Achieve Great Color By Gary Poole

by Sandra Kehoe – September 25th, 2015

Time Tested Techniques to Achieve Great Color – Tricks Are For Kids! The mark of a professional in any field is the consistency of their product or service. If you get a great meal one out of three times from… Read more

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10 Top Tips for Motorsport Photography – Guillem Calatrava

by Dave Mobbs – September 23rd, 2015

Guillem Calatrava is an X-Rite Coloratti and photographer. One of his key specialisms is motorsport photography and he includes car giant Audi as one of his clients. As one of Spain’s leading motorsport photographers, we wanted to ask Guillem for… Read more

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A Passport to Great and Accurate Color by Coloratti Ian MacDonald-Smith

by Sandra Kehoe – July 10th, 2015

Who wants bad color? If you’re one of the few then read no further. I, however, always want to have the option to start with the best possible color from an image. My genres of landscape and abstract perhaps allow… Read more

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Mystical Morning – The Journey And The Destination by Coloratti Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – June 16th, 2015

Guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Many times we are fixated on getting to that favorite shooting location that we forget to pay attention to the happenings around us. In these days of not having enough time, there’s a… Read more

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X-Rite Coloratti Joan Boira, creates Aragorn from Lord of the Rings

by Dave Mobbs – June 9th, 2015

  In this guest blog, Coloratti Master Joan Boira talks us through a recent shoot, which illustrates the importance of preparation and attention to detail involved in creating a successful photo shoot. Before the Shoot When you’re creating a shoot… Read more

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How to Get Perfect Color in Portrait & Landscape Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – June 5th, 2015

Photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady talks about color in both landscape and portrait photography and easy it is to get great color with the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite. Getting great color seems like an easy request, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t… Read more

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Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2014

  Amsterdam-born Frank Doorhof is a noted international fashion and glamour photographer with a particular interest for artists and high fashion. While he remains an inspirational and highly successful photographer, Frank admits that teaching has always been in his blood… Read more

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Coloratti Sally Wiener Grotta “I Can Do That!”

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 30th, 2014

Coloratti Sally Wiener Grotta is a photographer and author who uses her creativity to nurture and support craft and creativity in others. She shares some interesting insights on the creative process below. Enjoy this special guest blog feature by our… Read more